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The University of Melbourne’s Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences has moved to increase the number of Indigenous students and staff in the faculty, by creating the role of Associate Dean (Indigenous Development).

Australian scientists have identified the behaviour of the mutant protein ‘huntingtin’ which leads to the fatal Huntington’s disease providing potential targets to treat the disease, a University of Melbourne study reveals.

Australian researchers have begun clinical trials of a new vaccine to protect newborn infants  against rotavirus, a life-threatening diarrhoeal disease that kills half a million children worldwide each year.

Primary school children have increased confidence in cooking and gardening and a willingness to try new foods, a new report reveals.

The University of Melbourne will offer the country’s first professional entry masters level course in Medicine as part of its newly designed suite of graduate degrees in medicine, dentistry and physiotherapy.

Australian businesses will need to engage in sustainability reporting in the future to remain competitive, according to a new report.

Exercising in the first three months after giving birth, can reduce the risk of Postnatal Depression (PND) and increase wellbeing, a University of Melbourne study conducted at Angliss Hospital, has revealed.

Bionic Vision Australia (BVA) today unveils their wide-view neurostimulator concept – a bionic eye that will be implanted into Australia’s first recipient of the technology.

It will be harder to lie about your age or your poker hand after new research by the University of Melbourne, has revealed that our eye position betrays the numbers we are thinking about.

An Australian first study at the University of Melbourne is investigating how webcam technology might be used to reduce rates of sexually transmissible infections in young people.